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Home Remodels That Will Make You Money

Home Remodels That Will Make You Money

Usually there are two reasons a homeowner will remodel their space. The first being that they desire to make a space more functional and inviting for them to enjoy for the next couple of decades. This type of remodel is priceless because it is usually worth it for the...

Laundry Room Remodel: 5 Essential Items

Laundry Room Remodel: 5 Essential Items

The laundry room is often the most overlooked room in a home. After all, no one enjoys washing and folding clothes. So why would anyone think to turn a laundry room into a luxury oasis? It is exactly for this reason that your laundry room probably deserves a little...

Hiring a Home Repair Contractor

Hiring a Home Repair Contractor

No matter how much we would like to do it all ourselves, there are just some things in life that warrant a skilled professional to intervene. Whether it be you do not have the time or skill, issues are bound to arise in your home that need repair ASAP. What is the...

How To Save On Your Kitchen Remodel

How To Save On Your Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen remodels tend to be the priciest type of upgrade you can make to your home. However, a kitchen remodel gives you the largest boost to your property value in comparison to other remodels. On average, a professional kitchen remodel can cost you up to $20,000....

How to Get Rid of Old House Smell

How to Get Rid of Old House Smell

While it may not be a pleasant topic, old house smell is a reality many homeowners face. Older homes have a lot of charm and character, but that territory comes with some unfortunate circumstances. However, there is a science behind getting rid of that awful smell....

Home Repair Difficulty Levels

Home Repair Difficulty Levels

Managing your own home repairs can be rewarding, but there are some tasks that fall outside the realm of do-it-yourself projects. Certain repairs should be left to the pros, while smaller items can be added to your personal to do list. In order to safely gauge if a...

8 DIY Bathroom Projects For Anyone

8 DIY Bathroom Projects For Anyone

Bathrooms go through a lot of wear and tear, so it is not uncommon to be feening for a bathroom makeover. However, not many homeowners are prepared to go through a whole bathroom renovation just yet. Here are 8 simple yet effective do-it-yourself projects that will...

Central Air Condition System: 5 Common Problems and Repairs

Central Air Condition System: 5 Common Problems and Repairs

Your A/C is probably the most used system in your home, especially during those hot Florida days. It is important to maintain it and keep up with any issues that may arise. Here are 5 ways you can repair common air conditioning system issues: 1. Troubleshooting Is...

When To Do Home Upgrades: Now or Before You Sell?

When To Do Home Upgrades: Now or Before You Sell?

When selling your home, it is encouraged that you undergo some home upgrades to appeal to buyers. But when is the best time to implement these home improvements? There are some upgrades that are better left for right before the home sale to avoid the risk of them...

Most Common Repairs Following a Home Inspection

Most Common Repairs Following a Home Inspection

When selling your home, there might be repairs needed after the home inspection in order for buyers to seriously consider purchasing. To prepare you for this possibility, we have come up with some tips as well as a list of the most common fixes to be made. The...

7 Home Maintenance Tasks You’re Forgetting

7 Home Maintenance Tasks You’re Forgetting

We all hate doing dirty work, but it has to be done. It may be more satisfying to replace old cabinets or choose a new paint color, but these home maintenance projects need just as much attention. So, take out your notebooks and get ready to put together you home...

5 Ways Your Home May be Slowly Killing You

5 Ways Your Home May be Slowly Killing You

Your home should be a safe haven for you and your family. A place to unwind on the couch with a glass of wine and your favorite Netflix show. However, there are 5 common hazards in your home that you may be unaware are causing you and your loved ones harm. 1. Mold...

What You Need to Know Before Painting a Room

What You Need to Know Before Painting a Room

Painting a wall is not the same thing as taking a crayon to a coloring book. A successful paint job takes a lot of precision and focus. For this reason, many homeowners even hire experienced painters to do the job for them. Whether you plan to go that route or tackle...

5 Upgrades to Add Home Value That Baby Boomers Will Love

5 Upgrades to Add Home Value That Baby Boomers Will Love

The largest generation to retire are baby boomers standing at 74 million. It is safe to say they have altered just about everything on their way there. These changes are especially prominent in the Real Estate and design sectors. The members of the boomer generation...

7 Unfavorable Roadblocks You May Experience During Demolition

7 Unfavorable Roadblocks You May Experience During Demolition

As a homeowner heading into a remodel, you’re probably more than ready to take that sledgehammer to that unsightly wall. Even if it isn’t you doing the dirty work, the thought of that nasty carpet and popcorn ceiling is cathartic. Be that as it may, the demolition...

The Top Four Ways to Finance Your Home Improvement Project

The Top Four Ways to Finance Your Home Improvement Project

Home improvement projects can significantly increase your property’s value as well as make the home more livable. Small projects do not usually involve too much of your sweet change, but larger home improvement projects require the big bucks. A kitchen remodel alone...

6 Fall Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle

6 Fall Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle

Fall brings pumpkin spice everything, sweater weather (in the mornings and evenings at least), and let's not forget all the spooky Halloween decorations and THE CANDY. However, most importantly fall brings the end of summer, aka the end of mowing the lawn every few...

Small Home Upgrades that Make a Big Difference

Small Home Upgrades that Make a Big Difference

Admit it, we all love a good home renovation show. All you have to do is turn on the tv, dedicate about an hour, and see a miraculous transformation. It seems so easy to watch an old run-down home turn into a stunningly beautiful dream home. While our home renovation...

7 Home Repairs To Tackle After Moving Out

7 Home Repairs To Tackle After Moving Out

Congratulations on buying your next home. Now all you have to do is pack up all your stuff and move into your new home, right? Well, not if you're still trying to sell your old home. You will want to make sure your old home looks its best, which probably means you...

Tips to Prevent Mold Growth in Common Plumbing Areas Around Your Home

A common area that mold likes to grow in and around are pipes. These dark and moist areas help the mold growth and if there are any leaks or condensation in those areas then mold cn spread. Here are the most common plumbing areas that can have mold and some tips on...

The Maintenance and Repair Costs Homeowners Should Prepare For

Owning a home feels great until the roof leaks or a pipe breaks or the HVAC dies in the middle of summer. Which begs the question: How much should homeowners set aside to take care of regular home maintenance and repairs? If this question catches you off guard, don't...

Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes When Installing Smoke Alarms

Installing smoke alarms is a task that most homeowners can tackle on their own. But proper installation and maintenance are vital to ensuring that your alarm actually works in an emergency. However, many homes are not well-equipped. Almost 3 in 5 home fire deaths...

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